Do Solar Phone Chargers Actually Work

We are constantly on our phones checking for messages, browsing the internet, gaming and watching videos.  These activities drain your phone and you will need to recharge the battery more than once in a day.  A phone battery can run out at inopportune times and you may not have access to a power source or … Read more

Best Solar Powered Gifts

Planning on getting a gift for you dad or friend or loved ones for the loves. Well, if he or she is a solar enthusiast or has interests in green energy you might have your work cut out for you. While it would be impossible to gift out an entire solar systems, you can gift … Read more

Best Lithium Portable Power Station

Going off-grid is sometimes a choice by living off-grid to get closer to nature or camping to enjoy the outdoors. But sometimes you may be off-grid due to a storm or some unexplained power outage. A power station allows you to power your devices even though you are not connected to the grid. This could … Read more

Do Solar Panels Charge On Cloudy Days

Solar energy produced from a solar panel is determined by how many photons from the sun strike the solar cell, and how many of these photons actually get an electron moving to create a current. This is how a charge from a solar panel is produced. On cloudy cover days, with rain, humidity, air pollution, … Read more

Can You Charge a Laptop Directly from a Solar Panel

A solar charger enables you to harness the power of the sun to charge devices.  However, charging a laptop with a solar panel isn’t as straightforward as many hope it will be.  Many are left disappointed when they hook up their solar chargers to their laptops in the hope of charging their devices and it … Read more

Best 100 Watt Portable Foldable Solar Chargers

Solar Panel Chargers offer the convenience of power in the outdoors without having to go to a power outlet. You only need the sun. But with more power come bigger solar panels. This can be bulky and can occupy so much space when not in use (which is all night or when traveling).  Foldable Solar … Read more

Best Solar Powered Chargers for Cell Phones that work

Multiple Panel foldable solar charger on table charging phone

If you have ever bought or used a solar cell phone charger then you know about the frustration of getting a phone fully charged using these small solar panels. First of all most of these solar chargers are not rated properly as the manufacturers use the rating from STC (Standard Rating conditions) and use the … Read more

How to Size a Portable Solar Charger

Solar panels give you the benefit to recharge your batteries without being near a power source. As long as you have sunshine you can recharge. This is especially when you camping in the outdoors. But how much power does a portable solar charger produce and which ones can be reliable for what you intend to … Read more